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Molly Sun

May 1, 2023

How crime shows inspired Molly Sun to pursue cybersecurity

Growing up, Molly Sun traveled a lot. From her home province of Shandong, China, she ventured to new cities and other provinces. But traveling across the world to Raleigh, North Carolina, has been one of her biggest adventures yet. 

Robert Brenneman

Apr 28, 2023

Robots, race cars and rockets: Robert Brenneman finds his passion in mechatronics

Robert Brenneman is graduating in May, but he’ll still have one more month to enjoy what he’s accomplished as an undergraduate student. In June, he’ll be competing on the Michigan International Speedway during the 2023 Formula SAE Series using the car he built for his senior design project 

Fireworks explode over the NC State belltower to close down Packapalooza 2022.

Dec 21, 2022

2022: New beginnings and foundational achievements

While 2022 is drawing to an end, the year brought many beginnings of exciting journeys for College of Engineering faculty members, staff members and students. Read more about some of the moments that made this year special, especially as we look ahead to celebrating our College’s 100th anniversary in 2023.  

Lynne Dale dressed in red graduation cap and gown with fall trees and leaves in the background.

Dec 14, 2022

Finding a future: How a knee injury made one senior’s path clear

Like many students with a love for math and science, Lynne Dale, materials science and engineering ‘22, always knew she wanted to become an engineer, but what type of engineer was a big question for her. 

Connor Boyce, Natalie Barbu and Nick Kane, co-founders of Rella, in San Francisco.

Nov 9, 2022

The rise of Rella: A story of engineering entrepreneurship

There are important moments in our lives that require a little courage to take that leap of faith. At least, that is how Natalie Barbu, industrial and systems engineering ’18; Nick Kane, electrical and computer engineering ’20; and Connor Boyce, electrical engineering ’20, felt when they first launched their brand-new business, Rella, in app stores. 

K-12 students and Women in Engineering staff members gathered for a group photo on Centennial Campus.

Nov 4, 2022

Building an inclusive and diverse future: Women in Engineering celebrates 25 years

WIE celebrated its 25th anniversary with a day for students of all ages to learn about engineering, future career paths and more on NC State’s Centennial Campus. 

Nightime aerial view of downtown Pittsburgh, PA. Upper right of image has a nuclear reactor symbol superimposed.

Jul 12, 2022

Nuclear engineering students attend International Conference on Physics of Reactors

Academic conferences are an essential part of the lives of any industry professional, from interacting with peers to learning about the newest technologies and emerging research. And for undergraduate students such as Alina Jugan, a junior nuclear engineering major, and Pavel Simeonov, a sophomore nuclear engineering major, it was a way to get a better glimpse into the world of nuclear engineering. 

Mid morning aerial view of College of Engineering Centennial Campus. Fitts-Woolard Hall is in the foreground and the Raleigh skyline is in the background.

May 26, 2022

COE recognizes four staff members through Engineering Awards for Excellence

The College’s Awards for Excellence program annually honors the accomplishments and contributions of employees who go above and beyond their required job responsibilities. 

campus gateway

May 2, 2022

Lunardi and Welton receive 2022 Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Awards

Leda Lunardi and Steven S. Welton were recognized with the 2022 Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award from the College of Engineering (COE) for their outstanding commitment to ensuring students are academically and personally supported.